AuthorTheresa Blissing

Theresa is the founder of the Asia InsurTech Podcast and a Thought Leader on innovation in insurance in Asia. She has worked for ten years for leading multinational insurers in Europe and Asia before turning to management consulting and venture building with the goal of transforming the insurance industry and helping shape its future in the region.

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AIP News RoundUp – Episode 24 – Rahul Mathur and Theresa Blissing – Doubling Down On an Opportunity

The month started again with investment news from Indian unicorn PolicyBazaar. In July, Softbank invested USD 150 million and PolicyBazaar CEO called it a “mistake”. This month, Google is looking to do the same as part of the company’s India investment strategy. Meanwhile, Tesla has set up its first overseas insurance brokerage in mainland China. […]

AIP News RoundUp – Episode 23 – Rahul Mathur and Theresa Blissing – Pretty Good Lock-In Value

InsurTech in India is not slowing down one bit and powerful US tech players are entering the market! While WhatsApp is currently piloting its insurance offerings, Amazon Pay has launched auto insurance in partnership with licensed InsurTech Acko. What is even more interesting, Amazon is offering extra benefits including additional discounts on premiums to Amazon […]

AIP News RoundUp – Episode 22 – Rahul Mathur and Theresa Blissing – Have One Source of Truth

July started with major investment news coming out of India. SoftBank made another investment of USD 150 million into PolicyBazaar and holds now a 15% stake while CEO and co-founder Yashish Dahiya calls the investment a ‘mistake’.  (Listen to the podcast we recorded with Yashish in April 2020 here.) More international investment rumors coming from […]